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Course title Operations Management
Course code EBC2064
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessement Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 5-9-2016 28-10-2016 X X
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Vincent Kreuzen
For more information: v.kreuzen@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Ability to understand and judge the role and functioning of quantitative models for decision making in the management of operations. Ability to use such models and derive managerial decisions.
Description
The course focuses on methodologies that have shown to be indispensable for decision making in both production and service organisations. Topics which are covered include Process Analysis, Project Management, Quality Control, Capacity Planning, Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management, Scheduling & Aggregate Planning, Material Requirements Planning, Lean Production/JIT, and Queueing Theory. Addressing these topics, several quantitative techniques that have shown to be successful in these areas will be discussed using examples and exercises. The course combines cases and exercise discussions, facilitated by students themselves.
Literature
Textbook: "Management of Operations and Product Development", prepared by Grigoriev and Foubert (Maastricht University). McGraw-Hill Custom Publishing.
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of the role and scope of Operations Management within Business. Moderate mathematical and statistical skills; ability to understand quantitative models and concepts.
An advanced level of English.
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Final Paper / Participation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
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